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Meet The Team

 At the core of Canoga Park Dental is a friendly team of dental professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health.  We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs.  As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication.  Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.

Karla Andrade

Regional Office Manager

My name is Karla I am the oldest of 4, I have 2 kids of my own, a 1 year old and an 18 year old. 

I was working at Bakers Burgers when I decided I wanted more with my life than serving burgers. I knew I wouldn’t be good at giving injections and I knew I wanted something quick so I picked Dental Assistant. I graduated class of 2007 from Concorde Career College and was super excited when I immediately got hired by my internship. Since then I have almost done it all. I have been a pediatric dental assistant, X-ray technician, appointment coordinator, receptionist, Dental biller and tracer,  insurance coordinator, general treatment coordinator, specialty coordinator, assistant office manager, and last but not least my most recent goal Dental Office Manager. My ambition has been my drive, loving and conquering every aspect of the Dental world! and my passion for dentistry and customer service has been my fuel! I aspire one day to be a regional district manager but before I get there I love the challenge of this industry that even in my 10 years experience still teaches me something new everyday and the satisfaction that I carry in my heart every time I can make my patients smile.

Vivian Escobedo

Regional Ortho Manager

Hello my name is Vivian, I’ve been in the Ortho field since 2008. I love being able to see the progress of our ortho patients. My ultimately goal is to educate our patients and parents on the importance of their monthly visitations with our Orthodontist, in order for our team to give our patients the results desired. Besides my amazing job as an ortho supervisor assistant/coordinator on my spare time I love working out, running and to travel with my husband.

Faviola Silva

Billing Regional Manager

My name is Faviola Silva and I was raised in Downey, California. I moved to Glendale, AZ for six years, only to return to my hometown of Southern California in 2011. I have over 10 years experience in several aspects of the dental field. I hold a degree in massage therapy, as well as physical therapy. I have two children who I enjoy taking on adventures. We love camping, hiking, fishing & traveling.

I strive to provide the best quality patient care & look forward to providing the best service to you. Your smile is my priority!

Juan Rodriguez

Office Manager

Hello my name is Juan Rodriguez. I have happily been in the dental field for over 10 years and serving my patients is my passion. I love being a family man I have a 3 year old daughter and a son thats on his way. Assisting my patients with their smile is my mission I cant wait to see you in our office and meet you!

Lourdes Garcia

Registered Dental Assistant

Hello my name is Lourdes, I have been with the company for 5 years, and in the dental field for 18 years. I enjoy working with our patients and educating to help them understand their needs with any concerns. Making patients smile makes me happy. I have three beautiful kids that I love spending time with on my days off.

Rosie Ramirez


Hello my name is Rosie,

I have been in the dental field since 2012. Even though I just started at Canoga Park Dental, I can honestly say that I feel right at home. The entire staff has been very welcoming as well as all of our patients.

What I love most bout this field is the confidence that our patients have after finishing their treatment. People do not realize how important our oral health is. I mean when you think about it, the first thing people notice is your teeth. So why not take good care of them! 

I love spending my space time with my loved ones and of course with my fur kids.

Rosana Lopez


Hi my name is Rosie Lopez I enjoy assisting patients in obtaining a healthy smile. The best part of the day for me seeing patients leave our office feeling confident and happy with their smile. I love my job.

Liliana Hernandez

Front Office Administrator

I am a joyful person with an upbeat personality. I enjoy learning new things, meeting new faces. My goal is to bring in great customer service, to establish a scheduled plan in a daily basis and to be able to ensure that our services are exceptional. I'm excited for this new opportunity and what the future has in store.

Gabriel Vazquez

Registered Dental Assistant

Hello, my name is Gabriel Vazquez, Dental Assistant Extraordinaire. I have been an RDA working at Canoga Park Dental (our sister location) for the last 4 years and counting and now I'm excited to be joining Burbank Family Dental. 
I love my job and everything about it. In my spare time I enjoy mountain biking and hanging out with my friends.

Ariel Lavi

Registered Dental Hygienist

Hello, My name is Ariel or Ari for short, I am a Dental Hygienist with a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene and a Masters in Health Administration. I have a very adaptive, understanding and relatable personality which allows me to connect with a variety of individuals. When not at work, I like to spend time writing, watch sports, enjoy concerts, and join volunteer programs. I am excited to get to know you beyond your oral care needs.
Smile, everything is for the best.   

Daniel Kishimoto

Registered Dental Hygienist

My name is Daniel Kishimoto and you can call me Danny. Here is some interesting information about me: My mom is Italian, my dad is Japanese and I am Brazilian because I was born in Brazil. I was raised in Sao Paulo city which is a big city like New York. I graduaded DDS in 2002 and post graduate in Oral Surgery.

 I moved to Los Angeles in 2004 and started to work in Beverly Hills as RDA. I went to WLAC to get my RDH license and I have been doing dental hygiene for five years now. I also teach the dental assistant and dental hygiene program at WLAC and USC.
 I love to ready! My favorite reading is mythology. My favorite book is “The Mists of Avalon” Marion Zimmer Bradley.
 Hope to see you in clinic and help you to improve your oral health.

Ortho Team

Our amazing Orthodontic Team led by Dr. Eckhart

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